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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for September 2018

The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.

SNAP Cost of Living Adjustment and Boston Globe editorial on public charge

Baker Admin opposes proposed "public charge" changes; Public Charge basics - Webinar TOMORROW (9/27) at 4 PM ET

School Meals Update: Sept 30th deadline for school district meal policies fast approaching; Breakfast after Bell reminder

 

School Meal Debt Update - September 30th DEADLINE for Districts to Post their Meal Policies

Sept 25th: Boston SNAP Coalition AGENDA, Rally Against Hunger on State House Steps!

Welcome back from your vacations and summer break.  
 

SNAP Replacement Benefits for Households impacted by Lawrence, Andover & North Andover Gas Explosions

Updates on the Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) from DTA - Suspension of HIP Nov 21st til Spring

Greetings SNAP Coalition Members:

ACTION ALERTS: Nat'l SNAP Call-In Day, Thurs, 9/13; Twitter chat on 9/14; Student hunger issues

Farm Bill Updates: Letters from MA Orgs, Witnesses to Hunger Op Eds, Hunger Action Events Next Week, College students

 
 
Thanks to all the organizations who have been active in defending federal nutrition program benefits!  Your voices are being heard!  Keep it up!
 

DTA updates: SNAP issuance error, application cold calls, SAO expansion, verifications

We are writing with information and updates on SNAP protocol at DTA-as always, please let us know what you are seeing!
 
Some households not issued SNAP over the Labor Day weekend due to error
 

SNAP and College Students: Webinar on 9/14; SNAP student fliers and Eligibility Issues to Track